Latvia women's national football team

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Latvia
Association Latvijas Futbola federācija
Confederation UEFA (Europe)
Head coach Didzis Matiss
FIFA code LVA
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 88 Increase 8 (24 March 2017)
Highest 61 (December 2004)
Lowest 107 (September 2015)
First international
 Sweden 9–0  Latvia
Nynäshamn, August 18, 1993
Biggest win
 Latvia 6-0  Lebanon
Cyprus, Mar 13, 2015
Biggest defeat
 Sweden 9–0  Latvia
Nynäshamn, August 18, 1993

Latvia women's national football team represent Latvia in international football.

Latvia women's national football team made their international debut in the qualification for the European Championships in 1995, but then withdrew from all qualification until the qualification for the European Championships in 2009. Latvia's record in international qualification games is poor. In their competitive games, Latvia lost their first two games, against Israel and Bosnia and Herzegovina by three goals, before losing by one goal to Armenia. Mini-tournaments after the qualification disaster proved no better for Latvia. Finishing last, in December 2008, Latvia lost 0–3 to Croatia and 0–5 to Turkey. Latvia won its first official match on 5 March 2011 over Lithuania in the qualifying 2013 European Championship preliminary round with a lone goal by Jūlija Sokolova.[1] However, Latvia lost the other two games against Luxembourg and Macedonia so it didn't go through.

Coaching staff[edit]

Position Name
Head Coach Latvia Didzis Matīss
Assistant coach Latvia Tatjana Šaļimova
Assistant coach Latvia Romāns Kvačovs
Goalkeeping coach Latvia Jevgēnijs Belovs
Fitness coach Latvia Artūrs Demidovs
Team doctor Latvia Anna Antoščenko
Team manager Latvia Ņina Travkina
Media Latvia Viktors Sopirins

World Cup record[edit]

World Cup Finals
Year Result GP W D* L GF GA GD
China 1991 Did Not Enter - - - - - - -
Sweden 1995 Did Not Enter - - - - - - -
United States 1999 Did Not Enter - - - - - - -
United States 2003 Did Not Enter - - - - - - -
China 2007 Did Not Enter - - - - - - -
Germany 2011 Did Not Enter - - - - - - -
Canada 2015 Did Not Qualify - - - - - - -
Total 0/7 - - - - - - -
*Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

Results and fixtures[edit]

Recent and forthcoming matches[edit]

Date Competition City Opponent Result Scorers
17 January 2015 Friendly Latvia Riga  Lithuania 2-1 Elīza Spruntule, Renāte Fedotova
6 February 2015 Friendly Estonia Tallinn  Estonia 2-0
28 February 2015 Friendly Latvia Riga  Estonia 2-1 Renāte Fedotova 2x
12 March Aphrodite Cyprus Cup 2015 Cyprus Larnaca  United Arab Emirates 0-2 Liene Vāciete, Anastasija Tarasova
13 March Aphrodite Cyprus Cup 2015 Cyprus Larnaca  Lebanon 0-6 Renāte Fedotova 4x, Liene Vāciete 2x
18 March Aphrodite Cyprus Cup 2015 Cyprus Larnaca  Malta 2-0
4 April UEFA Women's Euro 2017 qualifying Moldova Orhei  Luxembourg 4-3 Sandra Voitāne, Renāte Fedotova, Liene Vāciete
6 April UEFA Women's Euro 2017 qualifying Moldova Orhei  Moldova 0-1 Liene Vāciete
9 April UEFA Women's Euro 2017 qualifying Moldova Orhei  Lithuania 1-1 Liene Vāciete
5 August Baltic Cup Latvia Riga  Estonia 2-0 Renāte Fedotova, Sandra Voitāne
7 August Baltic Cup Latvia Riga  Faroe Islands 1-3 Ieva Bidermane
22 January Friendly Latvia Riga FK Ginta Universitetas 5-0 Karlīna Miksone, Renāte Fedotova, Olga Ševcova, Renāte Fedotova, Viktorija Zaičikova
11 February, 2017 Friendly Latvia Riga Pärnu Jalgpalliklubi 3-2 Monika Estere Štube, Anastasija Fjodorova, Sandra Voitāne
18 February, 2017 Friendly Latvia Riga FK Ginta Universitetas 5-1 Olga Ševcova x2, Anastasija Fjodorova, Renāte Fedotova, Karlīna Miksone
11 March, 2017 3rd Aphrodite Cup Cyprus Parekklisia  Malta 0-1 Olga Ševcova
12 March, 2017 3rd Aphrodite Cup Cyprus Pyrgos  Cyprus 1-2 Renāte Fedotova, Anastasija Ročāne
12 March, 2017 3rd Aphrodite Cup Cyprus Tsirion  Estonia 0-0 (4:5 p.)
6 April, 2017 FIFA Women's World Cup qualification Georgia (country) Tbilisi  Estonia 0-4 Anastasija Fjodorova, Elīza Spruntule, Sandra Voitāne, Olga Ševcova
8 April, 2017 FIFA Women's World Cup qualification Georgia (country) Tbilisi  Kazakhstan 2-2 Anastasija Fjodorova, Renāte Fedotova

Players[edit]

Current squad[edit]

The following players have been called up for the UEFA Women's Euro 2017 qualifying matches held from 4 April - 9 April, 2015.
Caps and goals are correct as 6 April 2015, after the game against Moldova.

0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
12 1GK Marija Ibragimova (1996-09-17) 17 September 1996 (age 20) 2 0 Latvia Rīgas Futbola skola
1 1GK Anastasija Čumika (1996-12-07) 7 December 1996 (age 20) 0 0 Latvia FK Liepāja
23 1GK Ennija-Anna Vaivode (1993-12-28) 28 December 1993 (age 23) 0 0 Latvia FK Liepāja

7 2DF Jekaterina Antipina (1998-07-28) 28 July 1998 (age 18) 0 0 Latvia FK Liepāja
2 2DF Anastasija Čemertāne (1999-10-17) 17 October 1999 (age 17) 0 0 Latvia Rīgas Futbola skola
18 2DF Karīna Lūse (1993-03-24) 24 March 1993 (age 24) 0 0 Latvia Rīgas Futbola skola
17 2DF Džuljeta Tamsone (1997-07-02) 2 July 1997 (age 19) 2 0 Latvia FK Liepāja
10 2DF Anastasija Ročāne (Captain) (1992-06-07) 7 June 1992 (age 24) 2 0 Latvia Rīgas Futbola skola
4 2DF Elīza Spruntule (1993-01-11) 11 January 1993 (age 24) 2 0 Latvia Rīgas Futbola skola
3 2DF Anna Propošina (1990-11-28) 28 November 1990 (age 26) 2 0 Latvia FK Liepāja

15 3MF Ieva Bidermane (1984-11-06) 6 November 1984 (age 32) 2 0 Latvia Riga United FC
14 3MF Tatjana Baličeva (1998-04-06) 6 April 1998 (age 19) 2 0 Latvia FK Liepāja
9 3MF Rebeka Tīle (1994-11-08) 8 November 1994 (age 22) 1 0 Latvia FK Liepāja
6 3MF Olga Matīsa (1986-07-15) 15 July 1986 (age 30) 2 0 Latvia Rīgas Futbola skola

13 4FW Sandra Voitāne (1999-09-16) 16 September 1999 (age 17) 2 1 Latvia VRS/Optimists-R
8 4FW Anastasija Tarasova (1998-09-01) 1 September 1998 (age 18) 2 0 Latvia FK Liepāja
5 4FW Kristīne Giržda (1993-01-07) 7 January 1993 (age 24) 1 0 Latvia FK Liepāja
11 4FW Renāte Fedotova (1996-12-12) 12 December 1996 (age 20) 2 1 Latvia Rīgas Futbola skola
16 4FW Liene Vāciete (1991-06-14) 14 June 1991 (age 25) 2 2 Latvia Riga United FC

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistics of the match in UEFA's website

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